Betsy Housten is a queer femme poet, zinester, and massage therapist. She is Jersey-born, Brooklyn-bred, and currently New Orleans-based. Her writing has been published in Hoax, Soon Quarterly, and We’ll Never Have Paris. She has headlined readings at Bluestockings, St Mark’s Books, Word Up Community Bookshop, Pete’s Candy Store, KGB Bar, and the How I Learned series.

Betsy has just finished the tenth and final issue of her zine You Know Better, and is pursuing her MFA in poetry at the University of New Orleans.

Contact her at isabel at isabelsparkle dot com.